If it weren’t for her tremendous courage, bravery, and the compassion of Christians all over the world, Meriam Ibrahim would not be alive today.
Sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith, Meriam, her husband and their 2 children, toddler Martin and infant Maya who was born in prison, arrived in Italy on Thursday.
An Italian diplomat who accompanied the family from Sudan said Italy relied on its historic ties within the Horn of Africa region to negotiate Ibrahim’s release.
With the stroke of a pen yesterday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order beefing up “sexual orientation” employee protections that already exist within the federal government.
The new executive order gives protections to gays, bisexuals, and transsexual employees of federal contractors. The executive order does not include religious exemptions — meaning Catholic, Jewish and Muslim organizations that do business with the federal government cannot fire employees whose sexual preferences conflict with the organizations’ religious morals or beliefs.
Superstar rapper Nicki Minaj‘s mother, Carol Maraj, says prayer and her strong Christian faith are the keys to Queens, N.Y. born Onika Maraj’s success.
In an interview with Christianpost.com. Carol said, “I believe by her acknowledging the power of prayer, and her strong desire to tithe together with a praying mother, contributed to her success.”
Sudanese Christian Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith, was freed on June 23.
Ibrahim and her children — 2-year-old Martin and a daughter who was born in captivity last month — were secreted away to a safe house after their release. Her life was still in danger: her own family member had threatened to kill her if the government didn’t.
…that his Twitter page was hacked when this anti-gay retweet about Pope Francis appeared on his Twitter timeline on Saturday, May 24.
— Rev. Backslider (@RevBackslider) May 24, 2014
A pregnant Sudanese woman who is a devout Christian is willing to die for her religious beliefs.
On May 15, Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to renounce her Christian faith.
The death sentence will be carried out after Meriam, who is 9 months pregnant, gives birth and weans her baby. Meriam was also sentenced to be flogged 100 times for the crime of adultery for marrying a Christian man. The flogging will commence immediately after she gives birth.
R&B singer Tank was shocked when he checked his Instagram messages and found a sexually inappropriate image sent to him by someone purporting to be a minister. Tank was so incensed that he posted the picture to his Instagram timeline.
After apologizing to his followers, Tank chastised the minister for misrepresenting his robes.
“This is what’s wrong with the church now! Misrepresentation of God and who he really is,” Tank wrote. “I have no problem with homosexuals BUT I do have a problem with this!!” he added.
Read Tank’s full message after the break.